If you stay in Perth you could consider Margaret River as a weekend destination. It will give you a combination of surf and other interesting local destinations to visit. It is a drive of 170 miles away from Perth, something that would definitely fit into a weekend drive plan. It is akin to Venice beach with great surfing options.
Different local attractions
This town has types of attractions to check out. For instance, there is a commercial street with unique shops lined on either side. With a surfing culture that is evident, you can shop for interesting things here such as surfing gear. You could also check out the local wineries here. Be prepared to hear Beach Boys songs here whenever you step into a local eatery. It might be a far cry from Blue Mountain one day tour, but it definitely has its own unique attractions. Besides the local wine producing regions that are served by several local tours, you can even enjoy the local wine with your meals at several eateries here by the scenic Indian Ocean.
How to enjoy?
It would be ideal that you book yourself in a hotel here in advance or purchase a weekend deal at a winery in this area. You can then start the day walking among the vines and having your brunch with wine and spending the rest of the day by the beach. The evenings can be spent walking by the beach town and trying out the different restaurants which offer diverse cuisine. If you would rather have everything planned out for you, you can find tour packages in this region as well.
No matter how you plan your weekend here or what you do, you will surely benefit from the beach environment and local attractions. Besides the benefits of diverse wine tasting sessions you will find yourself enjoying the brisk breeze by the ocean side as well as the mild climate that seems to be perfect at any time of the year. There are also several dairy farms located in this region and you can try the local dairy products to give yourself a boost of calcium and the goodness of milk products in general. Pack some local wine bottles or cheese to take home and get back relaxed and rejuvenated. It would also make a wonderful destination for planning a romantic getaway with your loved one.
If you are excited to visit this area, simply plan it out through nearby deals that you can find online at different travel and deal sites.